If you are looking for employment with a purpose where you can
help improve the daily lives of the members of your community, then
consider a career with Pioneer Human Services!
We are currently looking for an Detox Treatment Specialist with
a passion for human services. This is an exciting opportunity to be
involved with an organization focused on racial justice, second
opportunities, diversity, equity and inclusion.
This is an on call position.
WHO WE ARE Pioneer Human Services is a social enterprise that
provides individuals with criminal histories the opportunity to
lead healthy, productive lives. For over 50 years we have proudly
serviced our clients with professionalism and empathy. We are a
nationally recognized non-profit with 50+ locations across
Washington State that provides a chance for change to over 3,000
people on any given day.
WHAT YOU'LL DO TheDetox Treatment Specialist will work at our
Whatcom Community Detox location in Bellingham, WA., which provides
a monitored setting for the safe withdrawal from alcohol and other
drugs. The Detox Treatment Specialist is responsible for assessing
somatic conditions, delivering medications according to procedure,
providing physical care, social and moral support in collaboration
with other staff, and for creating a favorable group climate for
the effective treatment of each client.
PRIMARY TASKS INCLUDE:
Completes admission, discharge, and health care assessments in
accordance with program policy and protocols. Monitors client's
vital signs as well as monitoring for symptoms of withdrawal.
Administers first aid. Responds to emergency situations and
provides intervention in accordance with program protocols.
Interprets and explains program policy to each client. Assists
clients with access to detoxification, treatment, and other support
services. Documents observations of behaviors, physical signs and
symptoms and psychological needs, medication delivery, ongoing
health assessment needs and pertinent health and safety issues in
each client file according to program policy.
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
High School Diploma or equivalent and one year experience in the
human service field You have the ability to provide positive,
enthusiastic motivational counseling and intervention to
intoxicated individuals You will complete 40 hours of documented
training within 1 year of hire in accordance with WAC 388-877-0500
Valid Food Handler's permit within one week of hire Current CPR/1st
Aid training within 30 days of hire, to be maintained during
PREFERABLY YOU'LL BRING
Course work, experience, or training in human development,
chemical dependency, group dynamics, residential treatment, or
WHAT WE OFFER
Retirement plan: Pioneer contributes 3.5% of an employees'
annual compensation into retirement plans. An additional 3.5% match
is offered to those who contribute 6% on their own. Employee
recognition programs. Public transportation discount. Employee
assistance program (EAP).
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PIONEER HUMAN SERVICES IS A DRUG FREE COMPANY
In addition to pre-employment drug screening, Pioneer reserves
the right to conduct random sample alcohol or drug testing of all
employees. Please note that our drug-free policy includes marijuana
and there are no exceptions for those with medical marijuana
Pioneer Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer of
Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans
and does not unlawfully discriminate under federal, state, or local
laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical
or mental disability, or protected veteran status.